Ghost Collaborators


  • Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artists' Residency 3435 Rupprecht Way MI, 49453 United States

CER 638 001
3 credit hours
Lab Fee $150

We are all under the sway of many collaborators—some are acknowledged, but most are not. In this two-week course, we will attempt to identify the ways in which we have been influenced by our ghost collaborators and how we can take more accountability for those collaborations. Studio assignments will focus on extracting influences from the work you have produced in the past. Once apprehended, you will be asked to minimize or amplify those influences in new work. The course will also include readings, discussions, and short technical demonstrations—including open-form building with coils using fiber clay, fabricating models for splash molds from simple materials, and using casting slip in combination with press-molding techniques. 


July 10
Etching